Obama protesters arrested at Notre Dame
SOUTH BEND, Indiana - Graduation festivities have gotten under way at the University of Notre Dame — as well as another day of arrests.
A Notre Dame police officer, left, instructs anti-abortion protestors to leave the campus during an anti-abortion protest Saturday, May 16, 2009 in South Bend, Indiana. The protestors object to the selection of President Barack Obama as the Notre Dame Commencement speaker.
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Protesters are angry about the school's decision to give President Barack Obama, who supports abortion rights and embryonic stem-cell research, an honorary degree and have him speak at Sunday's commencement.
Police Sgt. Bill Redman says 19 protesters were arrested Saturday on trespassing charges and four also faced a charge of resisting law enforcement.